Czech archaeologists discover tomb of ancient Egyptian dignitary in Abusir

Czech archaeologists have unearthed and documented the tomb of an ancient Egyptian dignitary in Abusir, Egypt, the Czech Institute of Egyptology at the Faculty of Arts of Charles University announced  on Friday. The discovery was reportedly made in the spring of this year, but was only announced now by the Czech and Egyptian authorities. The tomb apparently dates back to the early 5th century BC and belonged to a dignitary named Vahibre. According to Miroslav Bárta, who heads the Czech expedition to Abusir, a double sarcophagus, partially damaged by robbers, was discovered at the bottom of a tomb shaft.